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Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James Novels)

Crombie, Deborah

Editore: Avon, 2007
ISBN 10: 0061150401 / ISBN 13: 9780061150401
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Titolo: Dreaming of the Bones (Duncan Kincaid/Gemma ...

Casa editrice: Avon

Data di pubblicazione: 2007

Legatura: Soft cover

Condizione libro: New


Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A biographer asks Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma Jones to help her prove that a talented poet did not commit suicide, but was murdered. Kincaid and Jones are soon led into an engrossing history of poetry and scandal, found secrets and lost innocence. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0061150401

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It is the call Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid never expected?and one he certainly doesn't want. Victoria, his ex-wife, who walked out without an explanation more than a decade ago, asks him to look into the suicide of local poet, Lydia Brooke?a case that's been officially closed for five years. The troubled young writer's death, Victoria claims, might well have been murder.

No one is more surprised than Kincaid himself when he agrees to investigate?not even his partner and lover, Sergeant Gemma James. But it's a second death that raises the stakes and plunges Kincaid and James into a labyrinth of dark lies and lethal secrets that stretches all the way back through the twentieth century?a death that most assuredly is murder, one that has altered Duncan Kincaid's world forever.

Recensione: "Deborah Crombie might be the most British of American mystery novelists," said an astute reviewer in reference to Mourn Not Your Dead, the fourth book in her excellent series about Duncan Kincaid, an inoffensively upper-class Scotland Yard superintendent, and Sergeant Gemma James, his rougher-edged partner and lover. In addition to her finely tuned ear for the subtler nuances of Britspeak, Crombie--a resident of Richardson, Texas--achieves a rare and therefore enviable balance between the details of her characters' private lives and the plot of each particular book. That delicate balance is especially welcome in Dreaming of the Bones, when Kincaid's former wife, Dr. Victoria McClellan, threatens his personal and professional equanimity. A Cambridge don, Vic has been writing a biography of poet Lydia Brooke, who claimed kinship to the distinguished World War I bard Rupert Brooke, and whose suicide five years before is now beginning to appear suspiciously like murder.

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